Marketing for Photographers

a Momenta #PhotoBizSkill Series program

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Location:

The Eaton DC (Focus on the Story 2022 Headquarters)

Focus on the Story is a nonprofit that supports and encourages visual storytellers of diverse backgrounds in bringing attention to critical issues, bridging cultural gaps, and sparking social change. Their annual festival is held in June throughout Washington DC.

Upcoming Date(s):

June 3 (10-4 pm)

Cost:

Only 4 spaces remaining

Thanks to an anonymous donation, we have 10 free spots available for this program at a 1st come/1st serve basis. Sign up below!

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We’re not going to lie: this is an intense workshop! It’s half day of lectures and strategy sessions designed to help you create a clear plan to grow your business, find new clients, and hone your brand messaging. You will join a group of like-minded photographers to explore how to be more competitive and creative with your outreach.

Our business skills curriculum is one of the cornerstones of the Momenta Workshops model and we know you will walk away with a creative energy boost, new ideas for client outreach, and tools to help you take the next step towards growth.

Your #PhotoBizSkills Bootcamp At a Glance:

  • A half-day of guided lectures, business discussions, and a surprise guest speaker
  • How to market your business and find new clients  
  • Relevant topics for working photographers to help their bottom line thrive
Get Ready to Grow Your Business.

Register Here

After you register, you will be sent a confirmation email from us prior to the event. If you have any issues with this form or do not receive a confirmation within 24 hours, please call our offices at 202 688 1448 from 9-5 Pacific Time. Thank you for joining this seminar and choosing Momenta!

The Logistics

This workshop covers an in-depth approach to putting your best foot forward and attract new clients. During this full day seminar, you will learn the ins-and-outs of how to:

  • create a marketing plan and budget
  • increase your sales per year by targeting the right clients
  • evaluate your real Cost of Doing Business
  • strategically plan to achieve your long term business and marketing goals
  • and much more!

Finding new clients, creating effective marketing campaigns, negotiating contracts…. These are just some of the necessary skills photographers need to thrive in today’s competitive marketplace. During this seminar, COO Jamie Rose and guests will present our highly popular and newly expanded #PhotoBizSkills presentations specifically focused on marketing.

The seminar topics include: social media strategies, website development, branding design, effective networking, presenting your work in person, interviewing, budgeting, follow up, and much more.

With plenty of audience participation and Q&A opportunities, Jamie and guest speakers will offer ways each attendee can make the most of their limited free time to find new and better paying clients, increase revenue, and meet your goals.

Every level of photographer should be able to grow and expand their knowledge on how to creatively market their business with this workshop. Join us for this perfect mixture of inspiration, information, and business practices!

What To Expect

  • Lecture #1: Post-COVID Market Spaces
  • Lecture #2: Make Your Mark with Strategic Planning
  • Lecture #3: Successful Contracts & Negotiating
  • Lecture #4: Maintaining Marketing Momentum
  • Topics Covered: portfolios + presentations; contracts, copyright, hiring, collaborating, skills building, networking, social media, budgeting for outreach, in-person meeting success, and so much more!

Meet the Experts!

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Our co-Founder and COO Jamie Rose will be leading this workshop and she knows firsthand how to concept, execute, and successfully complete a marketing campaign aimed directly at nonprofit clients. She did this successfully for 10 years as an independent photographer and today with Momenta Group. Her energy and enthusiasm for helping photographers will boost your creative batteries and help motivate you into the next stage of your marketing initiatives.

Jamie Rose spent her early career was spent in the halls of power as a Press Corps photojournalist covering Capitol Hill and the White House, primarily as a contractor for The New York Times. Her passion for working with nonprofits lead her documentary coverage of humanitarian and health crises in Africa, South America, and the Middle East. Her clients included organizations such as Doctors Without Borders, The Calvert Foundation, The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Malaria, & Tuberculosis, and Physicians for Human Rights among others.

In 2011, Jamie was awarded the United Nations’ Photographers Leadership Award. Her long-term photo projects have won acclaim from the Alexia Foundation and The White House News Photographers’ Association Project Grant for her portfolio of Doctors Without Borders (MSF) health care workers in wartime Uganda.

Jamie is considered an expert in visual communications, especially on visual storytelling and nonprofit communications, and has been interviewed by The Candid Frame, B&H Event Space, Photo District News (PDN), Creative Marketing & Business Podcast, and News Photographer Magazine among others. She has been an invited lecturer on visual communications at Harvard University, The Foundation Center, Columbia University, Georgetown University, University of Oregon, the Northern Short Course, as well as her alma maters.

Jamie holds degrees in Communications from American University and the S.I. Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University. She also runs the popular blog, Jamie’s List, which promotes jobs and opportunities for creatives.

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